A healthy way of snacking

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Three solid meals per day, as well as a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack. That's what dieticians worldwide recommend. But eating too much at snack-time, even wholesome foods, isn't a good idea.

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Don't snack directly from a package – unintentionally, you may end up eating the entire contents; portion out one handful of a snack onto a plate or napkin; choice of food is also important – fruits and vegetables make excellent snacks, especially since their proportion of nutrition to kilojoules is generally good; and pack a healthy snackbox to take to work – it's often here that we tend to binge on unhealthy treats.

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